The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 36 28 37
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +9
Contract jobs citing ISEB 14 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 3.61% 4.10% 0.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 19.18% 23.26% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 1
Median daily rate £210 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.38% -13.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £170.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £19.94 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+78.03% -7.25%
ISEB
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Qualifications Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
73 43 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 18.81% 17.62% 16.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 20 28
Median daily rate £313 £413 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.24% +13.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Median hourly rate £147.50 £37.62 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+292.07% +114.97%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent region citing ISEB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ISEB across the Kent region.

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in Kent

ISEB
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISEB across the Kent region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

ISEB Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

ISEB
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ISEB across the Kent region.

ISEB Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

ISEB
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Kent region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chatham -8 2 £215 -47.87%
ISEB
South East

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ISEB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Kent region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 21 (75.00%) Finance
2 20 (71.43%) ISTQB
2 20 (71.43%) Test Scripting
2 20 (71.43%) Test Strategy
3 17 (60.71%) Integration Testing
4 16 (57.14%) System Integration Testing
4 16 (57.14%) Regression Testing
5 14 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (35.71%) System Testing
6 10 (35.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 10 (35.71%) Software Testing
7 9 (32.14%) SDLC
8 8 (28.57%) AS400
9 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (21.43%) SQL
10 6 (21.43%) Manual Testing
10 6 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (21.43%) Automation Testing
11 5 (17.86%) HTML
11 5 (17.86%) Java
11 5 (17.86%) CSS
11 5 (17.86%) XML
11 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
11 5 (17.86%) Automated Testing
12 4 (14.29%) JIRA
12 4 (14.29%) HP UFT
12 4 (14.29%) TestComplete
13 3 (10.71%) Mentoring
13 3 (10.71%) Agile Testing
13 3 (10.71%) Non-Functional Testing

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
1 3 (10.71%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (14.29%) HP UFT
2 4 (14.29%) JIRA
2 4 (14.29%) TestComplete
3 1 (3.57%) JUnit
3 1 (3.57%) MSTest
3 1 (3.57%) Selenium
General
1 21 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (78.57%) Analyst
2 21 (75.00%) Test Analyst
3 8 (28.57%) AS400 Test Analyst
4 5 (17.86%) Agile Test Analyst
4 5 (17.86%) Manual Test Analyst
4 5 (17.86%) Tester
5 4 (14.29%) Automation Tester
6 2 (7.14%) Financial Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Test Leader
7 1 (3.57%) Agile Test Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Banking Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Fund Accounting Business Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Service Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Test Manager
7 1 (3.57%) UAT Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) CSS
1 5 (17.86%) HTML
1 5 (17.86%) XML
2 1 (3.57%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (71.43%) Test Scripting
1 20 (71.43%) Test Strategy
2 17 (60.71%) Integration Testing
3 16 (57.14%) Regression Testing
3 16 (57.14%) System Integration Testing
4 14 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (35.71%) Software Testing
5 10 (35.71%) System Testing
6 9 (32.14%) SDLC
7 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (21.43%) Automation Testing
8 6 (21.43%) Manual Testing
9 5 (17.86%) Automated Testing
10 3 (10.71%) Agile Testing
10 3 (10.71%) Mentoring
10 3 (10.71%) Non-Functional Testing
10 3 (10.71%) Scrum
11 2 (7.14%) DSDM
11 2 (7.14%) Test Management
12 1 (3.57%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) SQL
2 5 (17.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 20 (71.43%) ISTQB
2 10 (35.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft